Prevent Diablo Three D3 PC/Mac Errors Hangs Runs Slow-Sluggish

It's been almost twelve years since the release of last Diablo game, and the fans of this action role-playing game (from the developer and publisher Blizzard Entertainment) have waited patiently for the third installment in the series. Well, Diablo III (D3) is finally upon us...We all know that most video games from this developer never required one to have a high-end gaming PC, due to their astonishing graphics and other friendly features. Aside from the System Specs, D3 graphics have been a hot topic among the Diablo fans today and Direct comparisons have been made to other video games, but D3 does look like a clear winner.

In any case, if you have troubles running Diablo Three smoothly on your PC, the first thing that you should do is to make sure that your system meets the following Requirements:

Minimum System Requirements


Windows XP/Vista/7 (latest service packs) with DX 9.0c
Intel Pentium D 2.8 GHz or AMD Athlon 64 X2 4400+
NVIDIA GeForce 7800 GT or ATI Radeon X1950 Pro or better
1 GB RAM (XP), 1.5 GB (Vista/7)
12 GB available HD space
DVD-ROM (required for retail disc versions only)
Broadband Internet connection
1024x768 minimum resolution


Mac OS X 10.6.8, 10.7.x or newer
Intel Core 2 Duo
NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT or ATI Radeon HD 2600 or better
12 GB available HD space
DVD-ROM (required for retail disc versions only)
Broadband Internet connection
1024x768 minimum resolution

Recommended System Requirements


Windows Vista/7 (latest service packs)
Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHz or AMD Athlon 64 X2 5600+ 2.8 GHz
NVIDIA GeForce 260 or ATI Radeon HD 4870 or better


Mac OS X 10.7.x or newer
Intel Core 2 Duo
NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M or ATI Radeon HD 4670 or better

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If you meet the above Specs but still having problems with Lags, Errors, Hangs and Runs Slow. These things can be caused by sluggish internet connection, corrupted registry, incompatible graphic cards, and hardware issues. To assure that D3 is running at an optimum speed on your PC, you need to use the right set of system tools and settings that can fix operational troubles found in the game.

How To Speed Up Diablo Three

There are also some other things you will want to do when Diablo Three is running slow on your computer is to make sure that if you have all the latest operating system / driver updates, patches, in your PC and if not install them. If this doesn't fix speed problem with D3, consider cleaning your registry out.

Supported / Recommended Video Graphic Cards:

High performance video cards


GeForce GTX 590
GeForce GTX 580
GeForce GTX 570
GeForce GTX 560 ti
GeForce GTX 550 ti
GeForce GTX 480
GeForce GTX 470
GeForce GTX 465
GeForce GTX 460
GeForce GTS 360M
GeForce GTX 295
GeForce GTX 285
Geforce GTX 280
Geforce GTX 280M
GeForce GTX 275
GeForce GTX 260
Quadro FX 5800


Radeon HD 6990
Radeon HD 6970
Radeon HD 6950
Radeon HD 6870
Radeon HD 6850
Radeon HD 6790
Radeon HD 6770
Radeon HD 6750
Radeon HD 5970
Radeon HD 5870
Radeon HD 5850
Radeon HD 5830
Radeon HD 5770
Radeon HD 5750
Radeon HD 4870 X2
Radeon HD 4870
Radeon HD 4850 X2
Radeon HD 4800
FirePro 3D V8750
FirePro 3D V8700
FireStream 9370
Firestream 9350
FireStream 9270
FireStream 9250

Low performance video cards


GeForce 9500 GT
GeForce 9400 GT
GeForce 9300 GS
GeForce 8800 GS
GeForce 8600 GT
GeForce 8600 GTS
GeForce 8500 GT
GeForce 8400 GS
GeForce 8400
GeForce 8300 GS
GeForce 8300
GeForce 8200
GeForce 8100
GeForce 7950
GeForce 7900
GeForce 7800
GeForce 9500M GS
GeForce 9500M G
GeForce 9400M
GeForce 8600M GT
GeForce Go 7900
GeForce Go 7800
Quadro FX 5500
Quadro FX 4500
Quadro FX 4000
Quadro FX 3500
Quadro FX 3450


Radeon HD 3650 AGP
Radeon HD 3650
Radeon HD 3600
Radeon HD 3470
Radeon HD 3450
Radeon HD 3430
Radeon HD 3200
Radeon HD 3100
Radeon HD 2600 XT AGP
Radeon HD 2600 XT
Radeon HD 2400 Series
Radeon HD 2350
Radeon HD 2100
Mobility Radeon HD 4530
Mobility Radeon HD 4330
Mobility Radeon HD 2600 XT
Mobility Radeon HD 2600 X2
Mobility Radeon HD 2600
Mobility Radeon HD 2400 XT
Mobility Radeon HD 2400
Mobility Radeon HD 2300
Mobility Radeon X2300
Radeon X1950 Series
Radeon E2400
FirePro 3D V7750
FirePro 3D V5700


HD Graphics 3000
HD Graphics 2000
HD Graphics 1000

Poor performance video cards


GeForce 7800
GeForce 7650
GeForce 7600
GeForce 7500
GeForce 6800
GeForce 6700
GeForce 6610
GeForce 6600
Quadro FX Go 1400
Quadro FX 570
Quadro FX 560
Quadro FX 550
Quadro FX 540
Quadro FX 370
Quadro FX 350
Quadro NVS 440
Quadro NVS 290
Quadro NVS 285
Quadro NVS 280
Quadro NVS 120M


GS Radeon X1900 Series
Radeon X1650 Series
Radeon X1600 Pro
Radeon X1550 64-bit
Radeon X1300
Mobility Radeon X1900
Mobility Radeon X1700 XT
Mobility Radeon X1700
Mobility Radeon X1600
Mobility Radeon X1450
Mobility Radeon X1400
Mobility Radeon X1350
Mobility Radeon X1300
Mobility FireGL V5250
Mobility FireGL V5200
ATI FireGL V5200

Unsupported Video Graphic Cards:


GeForce 7100
GeForce 6500
GeForce 6250
GeForce 6200
GeForce 6150
GeForce 6150 LE
GeForce 6100
GeForce 5950
GeForce 5900
GeForce 5800
GeForce 5700
GeForce 5600
GeForce 5500
GeForce 5200
GeForce 6100 nForce 430
GeForce 6100 nForce 420
GeForce 6100 nForce 405
GeForce 6100 nForce 400
GeForce Go 7400
GeForce Go 6800
GeForce Go 6600
GeForce Go 6400/6200
GeForce FX Go5700
GeForce FX Go5600
GeForce FX Go5200
nForce 780a SLI
nForce 750a SLI
nForce 730a
GeForce4 Ti 4800
GeForce4 Ti 4600
GeForce 7300 GT/GS/LE/SE


Radeon X850 XT
Radeon X850 SE
Radeon X850 PRO
Radeon X800 XL
Radeon X800 GT
Radeon X700 Series
Radeon X600 Series
Radeon X550 Series
Radeon X300 Series
Radeon X1800 Series
Radeon X1200 Series
Radeon 9800 XT
Radeon 9700 PRO
Radeon 9600 XT
Radeon 9600 SE
Radeon 9600 Series
Radeon 9550/X1050 Series
Radeon 9500 PRO/9700
Radeon 9500
Mobility Radeon X800 XT
Mobility Radeon X800
Mobility Radeon X700
Mobility Radeon X600 SE


VIA S3 Series
SiS Mirage 3

Where To Buy Diablo 3- You Can purchase the game from the game’s official website or from other retailers such as Gamestop and Amazon and Best Buy.


  1. Games are getting more and more sphisticated, i wonder where it will all end. Shame it is all about violence, you don't tend to see games about logic or problem solving or peaceful community related games. But we need that adrenalin rush i guess.


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